Brain studies and teaching children
Date: Wednesday, November 24th, 2004 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Curtis Kelly
First, the presenter will discuss ten recent findings from brain studies that illuminate how children learn languages. The theories will include the Critical Age Hypothesis, Multisensory Input, Deep Processing, Noticing, and Ahn's Model of Bilingual Acquisition. Second, the participants will be put into groups, and asked to design an English teaching activity that accommodates one or more of these theories.
Organization: Miyazaki Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Miyazaki JALT)
Venue: Miyazaki Municipal University, Kenkyu Kogi Toh 3F, Room 310, Funatsuka 1-1-2, Miyazaki-shi (Tel: 0985-20-2000)
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